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Basic Income For Canadians

From the Covid-19 Emergency to Financial Security for All

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of providing a basic income to everyone in Canada who needs it was already gaining broad support. Then, in response to a crisis that threatened to put … 258 View
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Country of Poxes

Three Germs and the Taking of Territory

Country of Poxes is the story of land theft in North America through three diseases: syphilis, smallpox and tuberculosis. These infectious diseases reveal that medical care, widely considered a … 208 View

Field Excercises

How Veterans are Healing Themselves Through Farming and Outdoor Activities

There are nearly 25 million veterans and active-duty soldiers in North America. Some experts estimate that more than one quarter of these men and women suffer from post-traumatic distress, and … 242 View

Fighting For Space

How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction

North America is in the grips of a drug epidemic. While deaths across the continent soar, Travis Lupick’s Fighting for Space explains the concept of harm reduction as a crucial component of … 408 View

Health and Wealth

How Social and Economic Factors Affect Our Well-Being

This book looks at the well-known link between social equality and the health and well-being of a country’s population, with a Canadian perspective and using Canadian data. As of 1999, when … 136 View

Medicare

Facts, Myths, Problems & Promise

Most health care professionals are committed to the principles of medicare, and so are most other Canadians. Yet everyone recognizes that the health care system has serious problems, and often … ; View

Nature-Based Therapy

A Practitioner's Guide to Working Outdoors with Children, Youth, and Families

The number of children, youth, and families seeking help for a wide range of mental health concerns is growing at an alarming rate, and many struggle to thrive despite well-intentioned … ; ; 304 View
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Oppression

A Social Determinant of Health, 2nd Edition

In this current environment, it is urgent to understand how oppression and health are closely connected. Oppression: A Social Determinant of Health offers a thorough and accessible overview of … 264 View

Out Loud

Essays on Mental Illness, Stigma & Recovery

Out Loud is a collection of more than fifty essays by people affected by mental illness. There are essays by those who have experienced mental illness themselves, by family and friends, by … 240 View

Secret Life of Your Microbiome

Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness

The Secret Life of Your Microbiome presents a revolutionary new paradigm, backed by vast science; we’re deeply connected to the biodiversity of nature through our microbiomes — the … ; 387 View
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The Killer’s Henchman

Capitalism and the Covid-19 Disaster

Summer 2021, the novel coronavirus is scything through populations worldwide. WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announces the Covid-19 pandemic will end “when the world … 280 View
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The Socialist Register 2022

New Polarizations, Old Contradictions: The Crisis of Centrism

The 58th annual volume of the Socialist Register takes up the challenge of exploring how the new polarizations relate to the contradictions that underlie them and how far ‘centrist’ … ; ; 352 View
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The World After Covid

The Munk Dialogues on a Pandemic

From the world-renowned Munk Debates comes a collection of dialogues by leading intellectuals envisioning our post-pandemic future. During this time of social distancing, the acclaimed Munk … 153 View
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An Introduction to Nature for Therapy

From: Nature-Based Therapy

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Promoting a dose of nature clarifies the minimum time exposure people should be outdoors and seeks to highlight the socioecological benefits this natural, accessible, and free health remedy can … ; ; 21 $2.10 Add
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Dear Sam, This Isn’t a Suicide Note

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Foreword

From: Country of Poxes

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